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Fun day: Participants at the fundraising event at Ulverston Sports Club in memory of Joshua West

Photo: JON GRANGER

Wanging a welly: Event organiser Cathy Burrows with Joshu'a parents Lee West and Nicola Lancaster and brother Billy

Photo: JON GRANGER

Much loved: Josh West with his dad Lee


          Fun day: Participants at the fundraising event at Ulverston Sports Club in memory of Joshua West
          Photo: JON GRANGER
Fun day: Participants at the fundraising event at Ulverston Sports Club in memory of Joshua West Photo: JON GRANGER
Family and friends give it some welly in memory of Ulverston youngster Josh West
THE life of an avid footballing youngster from Ulverston was celebrated at a community sports day today.
Airport train to Barrow cancelled and replaced with coach tonight
HOLIDAYMAKERS returning from an overseas break face a replacement coach trip for the final leg back into south Cumbria.

Art deco: The Roxy Cinema in Ulverston's Brodgen Street

Owner: Roxy proprietor Charles Morris

JON GRANGER

Film crew: The cinema team (from back left clockwise) Eirik Hunt, John Barker, Charles Morris and Eddie Hartshorn

JON GRANGER

 Art deco: The Roxy Cinema in Ulverston's Brodgen Street
Art deco: The Roxy Cinema in Ulverston's Brodgen Street
Ulverston cinematic landmark to celebrate 80 years in style
A ONCE glittering jewel in the crown of Ulverston entertainment is to sparkle once more as it celebrates its 80th anniversary.

Performing: Songs from Euan Hall and Chris Garratt

Photo: JON GRANGER

Some like it hot: Ollie and Stan dressed up

Here we are now, entertain us: Followers of Uncle Tacko's Imaginarium

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Roped in: Festival Participants in New Market Street

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Volunteer: Hilary Gregson who helped to make the festival a free one.

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Having a go: Plate spinner Koby Stoller

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Circus skills: Jennifer Street of Matrix Circus

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Going bananas: Banana Army members Charlotte Dunstan and Amie Atkinson

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On the bill: Popular Furness singer Becki Fishwick at the Melodrome

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Performing: Children's vocals at the Melodrome stage

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Out in the sun: New Market Street filled with fun

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Hat's off: Young entertainer Aiden Wheeler

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Thumbs up: Andy Barker of Andy's Ices

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On the street: Ulverston entertainer Uncle Tim

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At work: Artist Sumit Sarkar who was commissioned by the Sun Inn

Photo: JON GRANGER

Hat's entertainment: Boom Dang members Kev and Jo Bell.

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Helping out: Crakeside Meats team member Amy O'Neil

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Good trade: Paul Tyler offering lunch

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On stage: Jessica Rose Braithwaite performing

Photo: JON GRANGER

 Performing: Songs from Euan Hall and Chris Garratt Photo: JON GRANGER
Performing: Songs from Euan Hall and Chris Garratt Photo: JON GRANGER
Festival another fine day for Ulverston
A TOWN’S festival honouring its most famous son was awash with sunshine, colour and party fever.

Changing times: Looking across the Rose Garden to the Roxy cinema in the 1960s as work starts on the new road through the middle of town EM ARCHIVE cinema-jun-17

Merry band: Errol Flynn in The Adventures of Robin Hood SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

All at sea: Bette Davis and Paul Henreid in the romance Now Voyager SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

In charge: The Roxy cinema at Ulverston was built for James Brennan SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

Dance time: Liza Minelli in Cabaret SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

First night: The opening film seen at Ulverston's Roxy cinema in 1937 was Jeanette MacDonald in Rose Marie SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

Passing by: A scene from the thriller Rebecca, starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

Comedy classic: Alec Guinness with a stolen gold bar in The Lavender Hill Mob SUBMITTED cinema-jun-17

 Changing times: Looking across the Rose Garden to the Roxy cinema in the 1960s as work starts on the new road through the middle of town EM ARCHIVE cinema-jun-17
Changing times: Looking across the Rose Garden to the Roxy cinema in the 1960s as work starts on the new road through the middle of town EM ARCHIVE cinema-jun-17
Screen classics return for 80th anniversary at Ulverston's Roxy cinema
IT will be 80 years on Wednesday, June 21, since Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy starred in Rose-Marie as the first movie to be shown at the new Roxy cinema in Ulverston

Loaded up: A Victorian dray horse is ready to leave John Booth's Old Brewery at Ulverston SUBMITTED brewery-jun-17

Beer stop: A Hartleys dray wagon outside the King's Arms, Ulverston, in August, 2001 EM ARCHIVE brewery-jun-17

On tour: The brewery dray from Hartleys in Ulverston has a day out in Whitehaven in the 1980s. It is shown in Lowther Street on the way to the opening of the Welsh Arms on Tangier Street EM ARCHIVE brewery-jun-17

On show: A Thwaites brewery dray outside the refurbished The Royal at Heysham BILL MYERS brewery-jun-17

Changing times: Douglas Dixon with motorised beer transport for Cases brewery in Barrow SUBMITTED brewery-jun-17

Beer magnate: The Blackburn brewer Daniel Thwaites was born in Cumberland SUBMITTED brewery-jun-17

 Loaded up: A Victorian dray horse is ready to leave John Booth's Old Brewery at Ulverston SUBMITTED brewery-jun-17
Loaded up: A Victorian dray horse is ready to leave John Booth's Old Brewery at Ulverston SUBMITTED brewery-jun-17
Golden era of the Cumbrian brewery dray horse
THE visit of a horse-drawn brewery dray to a Furness or Lakeland pub was once such a common sight that it would draw little attention.

Admiralty orders: The Barrow warship HMS Hogue which took part in the First World War SUBMITTED ship-jun-2017

Special order: Aires II was built at Barrow in 1881 for Sir James Ramsden as a steam yacht. It sank after hitting a mine in 1915 SUBMITTED ship-jun-2017

New technology: Barrow led the way in submarine construction. This is HMS B11 which fought in the Dardenelles Campaign in 1915 SUBMITTED ship-jun-2017

 Admiralty orders: The Barrow warship HMS Hogue which took part in the First World War SUBMITTED ship-jun-2017
Admiralty orders: The Barrow warship HMS Hogue which took part in the First World War SUBMITTED ship-jun-2017
Shipyard a big factor in growth to Barrow
WILLIAM Ashburner brought commercial shipbuilding to Barrow having learned his trade at Ulverston and Douglas on the Isle of Man.

Dedicated crew: Barrow RNLI all-weather lifeboat, Grace Dixon.

Taking part: Ulverston Leisure Centre in Priory Road

Campaign: John Falvey of Barrow RNLI

Classes: Hannah Whitford from Ulverston Leisure Centre

JON GRANGER

 Dedicated crew: Barrow RNLI all-weather lifeboat, Grace Dixon.
Dedicated crew: Barrow RNLI all-weather lifeboat, Grace Dixon.
Leisure centres and lifesaving teams join forces to help prevent drowning tragedies
VITAL water safety advice will be taught across the county as efforts are made to prevent summer drowning tragedies.

Anne Hall, of Coniston, who is recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 with an MBE. STEVE BARBER

Anne Hall, of Coniston, who is recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 with an MBE. STEVE BARBER

 Anne Hall, of Coniston, who is recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 with an MBE. STEVE BARBER
Anne Hall, of Coniston, who is recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2017 with an MBE. STEVE BARBER
South Lakes community stalwart honoured in Queen's Birthday Honours list
A SOUTH Lakes community stalwart is delighted to have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Perfect day: Buttermere

Photo: Trevor Earthy

Go down to the woods today: Grizedale Forest

Bay watch: Morecambe Bay looking towards south Ulverston close to the Manjushri Medication Centre

Photo: Jonathan Rees

Go west: Rhododendrons at Muncaster Castle

 Perfect day: Buttermere Photo: Trevor Earthy
Perfect day: Buttermere Photo: Trevor Earthy
National Picnic Week – our recommendations for a fun family day out
A CHEQUERED blanket, a basket brimming with sandwiches and a sunny day are just three of the things which make a perfect picnic.

Vision: An artist's impression of the Ash Tree Court plot

Leck Ltd

Family hub: Artist's impression of the open plan interior

Leck Ltd

 Vision: An artist's impression of the Ash Tree Court plot Leck Ltd
Vision: An artist's impression of the Ash Tree Court plot Leck Ltd
Six homes plan for Scales
THE south Cumbrian village of Scales is getting a new housing property development.

United: From left: Summer Mills, Dainton Heighton-Thornton, Leah Johnson and Jadyn Bower at Greengate School's special assembly to mark the Great Get Together weekend held in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox LEANNE BOLGER

Special assembly: Greengate Junior School held a special assembly to mark the event LEANNE BOLGER

Something for everyone: From left; Boe Highfield, parent Jade Duke, Enya Wilson, Willow Duke and Faith Richards from the parents and toddler group At Ormsgill Community Centre, Barrow LEANNE BOLGER

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

From left: Shania Johnson and Lacey Williams, Ormsgill school Anti-Bullying Ambassadors at Ormsgill Community Centre, Barrow LEANNE BOLGER

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Great Get Together at Abbeyfield, Ulverston. Residents and guests enjoy the music provided by the children of Church Walk School CHRIS WEST

Ormsgill Community Centre manager Michelle Doherty LEANNE BOLGER

Ormsgill school Anti-Bullying Ambassadors At Ormsgill Community Centre, Barrow LEANNE BOLGER

 United: From left: Summer Mills, Dainton Heighton-Thornton, Leah Johnson and Jadyn Bower at Greengate School's special assembly to mark the Great Get Together weekend held in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox LEANNE BOLGER
United: From left: Summer Mills, Dainton Heighton-Thornton, Leah Johnson and Jadyn Bower at Greengate School's special assembly to mark the Great Get Together weekend held in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox LEANNE BOLGER
Great Get Together events bring generations together in south Cumbria
GREAT Get Together events brought generations together across south Cumbria.

Furness and District Magistrates' Court, Barrow

 Furness and District Magistrates' Court, Barrow
Furness and District Magistrates' Court, Barrow
Barrow drink-driver banned after hitting car
A MECHANIC who got behind the wheel while almost three times over the legal limit ended up hitting with the back of another car.

Support: Swarthmoor and Kendal footballers who took part in a memorial match for Josh West

Memories: Josh West with his dad Lee West

 Support: Swarthmoor and Kendal footballers who took part in a memorial match for Josh West
Support: Swarthmoor and Kendal footballers who took part in a memorial match for Josh West
Community invited to wang a welly at fundraising sports day in Ulverston this Sunday
THE community are being invited to wang a welly and have some fun at a sports day this Sunday.

JAMES BOLAM: James Bolam

 JAMES BOLAM: James Bolam
JAMES BOLAM: James Bolam
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Mass catering: A whole ox went on the barbeque at Vickers Sports Ground as part of the Barrow centenary celebrations in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967

Big hitters: A variation of the pillow fight takes place over an inflatable swimming pool as part of the Vickers Centenary Gala at Vickers Sports Club, Barrow, on June 10 in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967

Knee lift: Action from the Centenary Ball held as part of celebrations for the Barrow Centenary in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967

Top Tipplers: Down with the Demon Drink was the theme of this theatrical presentation at the Barrow Centenary pageant in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967

In uniform: What the best dressed soldiers were wearing in Barrow through the decades as part of a fashion parade in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967

Stepping out: Styles of Barrow dress through the ages at a fashion parade held to mark the centenary of the borough in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967

 Mass catering: A whole ox went on the barbeque at Vickers Sports Ground as part of the Barrow centenary celebrations in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967
Mass catering: A whole ox went on the barbeque at Vickers Sports Ground as part of the Barrow centenary celebrations in 1967 EM ARCHIVE pageant-jun-1967
Roasted ox and a steam engine star in 1967 celebrations for Barrow's centenary
BARROW held all manner of events in 1967 to celebrate its 100th birthday as a borough.

A group of friends and Furness Group of the MS Society members are doing the 10in10 Challenge in the Cumbria fells for the MS Society UK. Pictured: (l-R) Ami Carr, Dan White, James Grimshaw, Dan Taylor, Richard Aljarrah and Rebekah Caine. LEANNE BOLGER

Target: Causey Pike, Robinson, and Newlands Valley from the ridge of Catbells

Mission: Dan Taylor of Furness MS Society UK LEANNE BOLGER

 A group of friends and Furness Group of the MS Society members are doing the 10in10 Challenge in the Cumbria fells for the MS Society UK. Pictured: (l-R) Ami Carr, Dan White, James Grimshaw, Dan Taylor, Richard Aljarrah and Rebekah Caine. LEANNE BOLGER
A group of friends and Furness Group of the MS Society members are doing the 10in10 Challenge in the Cumbria fells for the MS Society UK. Pictured: (l-R) Ami Carr, Dan White, James Grimshaw, Dan Taylor, Richard Aljarrah and Rebekah Caine. LEANNE BOLGER
Furness group to take on fell challenge for charity
A GROUP of charity walkers will take on 10 fells in 10 hours to raise money to fund research into a neurological condition.

Time for a cold one?

LEANNE BOLGER

 Time for a cold one? LEANNE BOLGER
Time for a cold one? LEANNE BOLGER
Guide: The best beer gardens to enjoy some afternoon sunshine
AS the sun makes a welcome appearance, here are some of the best beer gardens to visit today in South Cumbria.

Fundraisers: A previous summer fair held by Leven Valley Support Group for St Mary's Hospice

 Fundraisers: A previous summer fair held by Leven Valley Support Group for St Mary's Hospice
Fundraisers: A previous summer fair held by Leven Valley Support Group for St Mary's Hospice
Callous thieves steal South Lakes hospice fundraiser sign
CALLOUS criminals have stolen a banner from the A590 put in place to advertise a local hospice fundraiser.

Back in the fold: Dave Nicholson returns to action for Walney Central when they take on Distington tomorrow

Response: Ulverston coach Phil Atkinson is looking for his team to bounce back from two defeats as they face Wath Brow Hornets A MILTON HAWORTH

New home: Former Dalton hooker Chris Reid is now part of the Hindpool Tigers set-up LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Back in the fold: Dave Nicholson returns to action for Walney Central when they take on Distington tomorrow
Back in the fold: Dave Nicholson returns to action for Walney Central when they take on Distington tomorrow
Big afternoon for Walney as they face Cumbria League rivals Distington
WALNEY Central face the first of two big matches with Cumbria League rivals Distington tomorrow.

Drew Postlethwaite (right) MILTON HAWORTH

 Drew Postlethwaite (right) MILTON HAWORTH
Drew Postlethwaite (right) MILTON HAWORTH
Haverigg targeting Sowerby success
THE weather conditions last weekend were testing enough for even the hardiest of cricketers to play in, never mind necessitating them to make running repairs to the fixtures and fittings of the ground as well.

Cup success: Stuart Tippett scored for Walney as they beat Roose Pioneers last week ASHTON BOWRON

 Cup success: Stuart Tippett scored for Walney as they beat Roose Pioneers last week ASHTON BOWRON
Cup success: Stuart Tippett scored for Walney as they beat Roose Pioneers last week ASHTON BOWRON
Barrow Island eye top spot in Barrow and District League
BARROW Island can go top of the Barrow and District league tonight as they take on bottom club Ulverston.

Police close Weston Avenue Ulverston Friday 16th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Police close Weston Avenue in Ulverston Friday 16th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Police close Weston Avenue Ulverston Friday 16th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Police close Weston Avenue Ulverston Friday 16th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

 Police close Weston Avenue Ulverston Friday 16th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER
Police close Weston Avenue Ulverston Friday 16th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER
Ulverston man arrested after specialist fire crew from Manchester called to assess chemicals
A MAN has been arrested after a number of chemicals were found at a house in Ulverston.

David and Trevor Gibson, owners of South Lakes Mobility. Submitted 15/6/17

 David and Trevor Gibson, owners of South Lakes Mobility. Submitted 15/6/17
David and Trevor Gibson, owners of South Lakes Mobility. Submitted 15/6/17
Ulverston furniture firm forges strong bond with major UK client
THERE will be no time to rest on their laurels for two South Lakes businessmen after partnering with a major UK client.

The late Jo Cox MP. Yui Mok/PA Wire

Brendan Cox (second left), husband of murdered MP Jo Cox, meeting Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson (left), presiding officer Ken Macintosh and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during a visit to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to talk about the Great Get Together. Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament/PA Wire

Share your Great Get Together pictures
GROUPS across the area are hosting community picnics, tea parties and lunches to mark the first Great Get Together.

Success: GSK Ulverston apprentices, crowned the UK Apprentice Team of the Year, with apprentice leader Terry Sandham and site director Phil Wilson LEANNE BOLGER

Remembered: Josh West

Title: GSK Ulverston apprentices win the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 national final

Joy: GSK Ulverston apprentices are crowned UK Apprentice Team of the Year

Award: Sue Husband, director of the National Apprenticeship Service, presents GSK team chairman Joe Hambley with the winners' certificate

Teamwork: GSK Ulverston in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017

Working hard: GSK Ulverston's Madigan Long and Sam Coulson

Pulling together: GSK Ulverston in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017

Skills: GSK Ulverston's Sam Coulson and Kelly Stokes

Balance: Aidan Huddleston and Joe Hambley

Contribution: Joe Hambley

Focused: Ted Jackson and James Turner

Proud: GSK Ulverston apprentices win the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 national final NATALIE CHAPPLES

Celebrating: GSK Ulverston apprentices win the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 national final

NATALIE CHAPPLES

Memories: Josh West with his dad Lee

Family: Josh West, back, with his dad Lee West and brother Billy

Legacy: Josh West with his mum Nicola Lancaster

Message: Josh's mum Nicola Lancaster, brother Billy West and dad Lee West LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Success: GSK Ulverston apprentices, crowned the UK Apprentice Team of the Year, with apprentice leader Terry Sandham and site director Phil Wilson LEANNE BOLGER
Success: GSK Ulverston apprentices, crowned the UK Apprentice Team of the Year, with apprentice leader Terry Sandham and site director Phil Wilson LEANNE BOLGER
Ulverston apprentices dedicate national award to Josh and his legacy
A GROUP of young ambassadors crowned the UK Apprentice Team of the Year have dedicated their national award win to the late Ulverston lad who inspired their emotional health awareness campaign.

Russian Standard Vodka

 Russian Standard Vodka
Russian Standard Vodka
Barrow vodka thief fined after out-of-character incident
A BARROW vodka thief carried out a one-off offence during a low time, a court heard.

Star Guest: Chancellor of the Exchequer William Ewart Gladstone was in Barrow to see the opening of Devonshire Dock in 1867 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

Souvenir: A medal produced to mark Barrow borough status and the opening of Devonshire Dock in 1867 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

Looking back: A victorian hand-tinted magic lantern slide of sailing ships in Devonshire Dock, Barrow SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

Busy times: A view of Barrow docks around 1900 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

Latest thing: An artist's view of Barrow's new Devonshire Dock in September 1867 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

Sea power: An artist's view of Barrow shipping with the iron and steelworks in the background SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

New uses: The submarine facility at Devonshire Dock Hall seen from Walney during construction in the 1980s EM ARCHIVE dock-jun-1867

Reminder: A medal produced to mark Barrow borough status and the opening of Devonshire Dock in 1867 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867

 Star Guest: Chancellor of the Exchequer William Ewart Gladstone was in Barrow to see the opening of Devonshire Dock in 1867 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867
Star Guest: Chancellor of the Exchequer William Ewart Gladstone was in Barrow to see the opening of Devonshire Dock in 1867 SUBMITTED dock-jun-1867
Chancellor was star guest at Barrow dock opening
THE Devonshire Dock was biggest single building project to be completed in Barrow during 1867 - the first key element in a series of dock developments.

COURTENEY COX: Courteney Cox

 COURTENEY COX: Courteney Cox
COURTENEY COX: Courteney Cox
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Ready to rock: Sad-Eyed Puffins

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Turning circle: The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway steam locomotive River Mite on the turntable at Dalegarth in July 1985

BILL MYERS

Celebration: The Imaginarium is heading to Another Fine Fest

DAVE CROSSLEY

Worthy cause: Joshua West's shield banner

LEANNE BOLGER

Attraction: Furness Abbey

Phil Rigby

 Ready to rock: Sad-Eyed Puffins
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Ready to rock: Sad-Eyed Puffins
At a loose end this weekend? Read our top five to-do list for south Cumbria
STILL at a loose end this weekend? Worry not.
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